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A Song of Myself is the 7th episode of Season 3 of Beverly Hills, 90210.


School's in, and David's in for it when his summer fling becomes a transfer student - and Donna's buddy. Meanwhile, Andrea has a tough adjustment to the Blaze's new faculty advisor; Brenda and Steve act as "senior buddies" to new freshmen.


Jason Priestley as Brandon Walsh
Shannen Doherty as Brenda Walsh
Jennie Garth as Kelly Taylor
Ian Ziering as Steve Sanders
Gabrielle Carteris as Andrea Zuckerman
Luke Perry as Dylan McKay
Brian Austin Green as David Silver
Tori Spelling as Donna Martin
Carol Potter as Cindy Walsh
and James Eckhouse as Jim Walsh
Recurring cast
Dana Barron as Nikki Witt
Joe E. Tata as Nat Bussichio
Michael Cudlitz as Tony Miller
Denise Dowse as Mrs. Teasley
and Mark Kiely as Gil Meyers[1]
Guest starring
Nicholle Tom as Sue Scanlon[1]
Cory Tyler as Herbert Little[1]
Jennie Kwan
Kimberly Hooper


  • In the original broadcast, this episode was the premiere of Season 3
  • Donna casually remarks to Kelly whether Dylan and Brenda will last
  • Brenda, Steve and Donna all decide to become senior buddies to incoming freshmen (although Donna's buddy is Nikki, who's a sophomore, but also a transfer student)
  • Jennie Kwan (who appeared in this episode as Girl #1) would later be known as Samantha Woo in California Dreams


live and learn | JOE PUBLIC
nikki visits david in the dj booth
wishing on a star | THE COVER GIRLS
kelly and david in her room
your love | CHIC
nikki talks to david about telling donna
pushin' too hard | THE SEEDS
steve and david talk at the peach pit
? | ?
bbq at dylan's house





Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 First appearances of Gil Meyers, Sue Scanlon and Herbert Little